When we spoke last year, after you had presented on poet June Jordan at the Medgar Evers college in Brooklyn, you said something that struck me and prompted this article. You said, and I am quoting as best I remember, that African Americans are some of the most creative spirits on the planet. What…
Pulitzer Prize Winner who inverts the poetry of Hip Hop and summons the Ancestors.
Knee at the sideline or Black fist in the air, Dr. Harry Edwards underwrote a new epoch in the Spiritual War.
Breaking brown: Continuing the tradition of Black intellectual thought.
He is only 11 years old! Freed or otherwise, a free slave was still enslaved.
Spirit of the Fighter, Soul of the Struggle Captured in Jules Arthur’s Portal Paintings.
“Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.” ― Michael Jordan
Interview with Ytasha Womack, Author (and Builder) of Afrofuturism.
Last son of the Harlem Renaissance opens up about being a bestselling author and Civil Rights thinker and leader.
7 global souls take the knee for solidarity, poetry, and humanity in SoCal.
The power of his eye to interpret the spirit is singular in American photography and history.
Embed from Getty Images — There is an intergalactic war going on between opposing forces. And you don’t have to go to the cineplex to see it in December. It’s here now. It is always “here”. These forces are outside the constructs of man-made time and place. They are simultaneously within and outside the constructs…
Patrick Howell interviews author Jeffery Renard Allen.
Why do some Hollywood studios insist systemically on racism and discrimination when inclusion, diversity and multiculturalism are more profitable?
JiCHO Presents: All Blood is Red (part II)—an International African Arts Movement (I Aam) Tribute to Black Lives.
Holiday reading for the winter, torched and charred.